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Old 07-17-2008, 11:23 AM   #25 (permalink)
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MazdaMatt -

Here's my poormans "Cool Shirt" :

Ice/Cooling Vests: Hypermilers Dream Come True
Originally Posted by cfg83 View Post
Hello -

I just tried this yesterday and it worked pretty good :

The vest is a fishing vest that I got on sale for $10. It seems to be a "short" vest, which makes it easier to wear in the car. The ice packs are $0.80 a piece. I may get 4 more ice packs to have a rotation system.

Yesterday was hot, but the real test will be in high summer,

EDIT: I'm only worried about the commute to work, because I usually drive back at night.

It works fine. If I wanted it to work for more than an hour or two, I would keep a cache of ice packs in an ice chest in the trunk.


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